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    I use the large wire nuts for my "cones" A...

    I use the large wire nuts for my "cones"
    A squirt of GOOP inside to deter rust and attached with stainless wood screws.
    I would recommend staying away from the mesh baskets as your line tends to...
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    On the double built rods there's 2 layers of...

    On the double built rods there's 2 layers of bamboo... in the butt section anyway
    On the interior, the sections are planed to a pie shape like normal. Then there's a second layer glued over that of...
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    I have a 7'6" SB#25 "Double built" made in 1939,...

    I have a 7'6" SB#25 "Double built" made in 1939, and it has that same tube,
    .... and I paid a lot more for mine than 20 bucks
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    I once walked right up to a big bull without...

    I once walked right up to a big bull without seeing him.
    At first I tried to slowly back away but when he started to come at me I turned and ran, screaming like a little girl
    Worked for me :shock:
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    Maine twig eater from this past June... about 2...

    Maine twig eater from this past June... about 2 weeks old

    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t598/PDNott/canvas_zps9ajjgpzj.png
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    I live in eastern CT and there's 22 fishable...

    I live in eastern CT and there's 22 fishable lakes, ponds and impoundments just in my town alone.
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    I have in the neighborhood of 20 vintage glass...

    I have in the neighborhood of 20 vintage glass rods
    Contrary to popular opinion, they were not all the same quality or the same action.
    My first glass rod was a POS Conolon. I still have it but...
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    My local river is a caddis river About the time...

    My local river is a caddis river
    About the time that the river drops to a comfortable wading depth, the alder flies (actually zebra caddis, not true alderflies) are emerging.
    Green Drakes and BWOs...
  9. Thread: Lake Flies

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    We were the "new guys" at a camp last June where...

    We were the "new guys" at a camp last June where everyone was there to fish the dozen or so FFO trout ponds in the area.
    A couple of the more hard core fellows kept talking about the dragonfly...
  10. Thread: coiled sighters

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    Long tippet, 4 ft minimum

    Long tippet, 4 ft minimum
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    Yeah I tie a 2 piece sighter section, blood...

    Yeah
    I tie a 2 piece sighter section, blood knotted together with a loop on each end. Not long, 16-18 inches maybe
    When it's called for, that section gets looped between the leader and the tippet....
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    I use #12 Cajun Advantage (.013") and #8 Stren...

    I use #12 Cajun Advantage (.013") and #8 Stren Hi-Vis Gold (.011")
    A nice fellow at the local bait and tackle shop actually gave me what I use for free off the spools that they use to fill...
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    George Daniel did his "Dynamic Nymphing" seminar...

    George Daniel did his "Dynamic Nymphing" seminar at our club last winter. Very imformitive.
    Here the same show on Youtube. It's in 3 parts

    https://youtu.be/ObcDRwrlbuo
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    I got this 1:43 pm today 4/29/15 Dear dudley,...

    I got this 1:43 pm today 4/29/15

    Dear dudley,

    Someone has tried to log into your account on FAOL BB with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting...
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    We have opening day here in CT The anticipation...

    We have opening day here in CT
    The anticipation of the "holiday" increases licence sales which benefits the state fisheries program.
    A great number of these licence holders only trout fish on...
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    Oops I just realized that it was 1492 that you...

    Oops
    I just realized that it was 1492 that you were asking about
    The short answer is no, they can't be switched to left hand wind
    The long answer is that they can but when I read about it, it...
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    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t598/PDNott/re...

    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t598/PDNott/reels022_zps2a52ce6b.jpg
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    That's a popper, similar to this one, made from ...

    That's a popper, similar to this one, made from lobster buoy foam
    The black is eel grass. A sea weed

    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t598/PDNott/IMGP0012_zps0a8c5576.jpg
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    You tie the loop small to keep the fly from...

    You tie the loop small to keep the fly from fouling.

    http://i1315.photobucket.com/albums/t598/PDNott/capejune2009059_zpsb34aae65.jpg
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    While I wasn't one of the 114 members instructed...

    While I wasn't one of the 114 members instructed to change their password, I did it anyway as Mr "Wild Man" PMed me as well
    As I don't post here even as much as once a month, I have to wonder how...
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    The Lee Wulff rods were top of the line from...

    The Lee Wulff rods were top of the line from Garcia and one of the most collectible
  22. Thread: Fiberglass

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    I have an 8' Garcia 9/10wt that's just about...

    I have an 8' Garcia 9/10wt that's just about perfect for my saltwater kayak fishing.
    It's not a distance caster, but it excels at landing powerful fish up close.
    Best 10 bucks I ever spent
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    The Global Dorber lines are made by Northern...

    The Global Dorber lines are made by Northern Sport which make a lot of OEM / private label lines
    If you're looking for the $10 over runs / factory seconds you can get them HERE
    I've had good luck...
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    This is the brook across the street from my house...

    This is the brook across the street from my house and what I consider small


    http://images2.snapfish.com/232323232fp5398%3B>nu%3D6489>74%3A>254>WSNRCG%3D3389%3B5%3A%3A56345nu0mrj
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    When I was a kid I wanted to be like Lee Wulff...

    When I was a kid I wanted to be like Lee Wulff and discover the next new undiscovered blue ribbon fishery.
    Still feel the same way.
    (the wilds of Labrador and northern PQ)
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